Posted by on April 4, 2017 at 9:57 am

  Save money whilst looking for a job You know it makes sense…keep your part time job going whilst job searching for your ideal job post-graduation. Making sure that you are still working shows commitment and willingness to work. It also means you don’t have to miss out on having a bit of fun on the

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Posted by on March 28, 2017 at 10:01 am

Have you heard of the Huddersfield Graduate Programme? At the end of April, we will be offering an array of 10 week paid internships with local SMEs exclusively for University of Huddersfield graduates. Don’t be put off with the term “internship”, all roles that have been secured for you are at a graduate level with

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Posted by on March 7, 2017 at 11:08 am

Name: Errietta Kostala Company name: FairFX Position: Software Architect What did you want to be when you grew up? I guess it was a variety of things that changed over time. I think the first thing I wanted to be was a teacher, but then it changed to a video games tester because I thought it would

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Posted by on February 28, 2017 at 12:18 pm

It’s Pancake Day, so what better way to discover our “recipe” for CV success! A recipe we hear you say, what has that got to do with building and updating a CV? Well, if anyone were to know about a tried-and-tested CV recipe for success it’s us (and we have all the secret ingredients)! Here

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Posted by on February 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

With over 700 hours of voluntary work under her belt and a CV overflowing with experience, Clementine is ready to hit the ground running when she returns to University in September to complete her Events Management degree. Having recently secured an impressive position as a Freelance Runner with the BBC she truly is is living

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Posted by on February 7, 2017 at 10:46 am

So you’ve passed your online tests, and perhaps you’ve had an over the phone interview. The next step…an assessment centre. Turn up with a positive mind-set and be ready to get involved, preparation is key and will be the confidence boost you need before the day. Revise your employer Be ahead of the game, and

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Posted by on January 31, 2017 at 9:37 am

Local family run business, Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel have recently offered a number of international students fantastic work experience opportunities to flourish not only in their field of work, but on a personal level too. Students’ hardworking and compassionate attitude has not gone unnoticed and is highly regarded by the owners of the hotel. Students have shared

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Posted by on January 24, 2017 at 9:43 am

Name: Scott Nicholl Company name: Trafigura Position: Oil and Its Derivatives Graduate What did you want to be when you grew up? Up until I was 18 I never knew what I wanted to do. I always had an interest in business, so thought I could end up being an accountant. Then after talking to my

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Posted by on January 23, 2017 at 9:36 am

Getting over your fears about approaching Careers “The Wall is a colossal fortification which stretches for 100 leagues (300 miles) along the northern border of the Seven Kingdoms, defending the realm from the wildlings who live beyond.” So you are a student, you want to come and ask the Careers and Employability for advice, but

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Posted by on January 19, 2017 at 12:01 pm

“I opened up my options and looked at graduate roles” Company Development Programme: Graduate Scheme, FutureLeader – Operations What did you want to be when you grew up? It changed every week, but I definitely didn’t think about working in insurance! What made you decide to study Criminology at the University of Huddersfield? When choosing

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